ginormous


ginormous
«Слово-саквояж», созданное в начале 1950-х гг. Это слово, состоящее из сочетаний gigantic (гигантский) и enormous (огромный), означает что-либо баснословное, громадное.

If all the recommendations about rail safety are to be implemented, I think we shall be talking about a ginormous sum of money. — Если все рекомендации относительно безопасности на железных дорогах будут воплощены в жизнь, то, я думаю, мы будем говорить об астрономических суммах денег.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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